European and International Funding Opportunities
There are many opportunities open to Swiss researchers to ask for research funding. In the following table the main instances / institutions and programs accessible for Swiss researchers will be laid out briefly. If you click on the title of each program you will get to a more detailed description of the program.
|Horizon 2020, The EU Framework Programme
Horizon 2020 constitutes the main financial instrument of the European Union to support research and innovation.
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|COST: European Cooperation in Science and Technology
COST is an intergovernmental framework for European Cooperation in Science and Technology, allowing the coordination of nationally-funded research on a European level.
Erasmus+ is the EU’s programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe.
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EUREKA is an intergovernmental network launched to support market-oriented R&D and innovation projects by industry, research centres and universities across all technological sectors.
|Joint European Programmes
Besides European Framework Programs and Life-long Learning, there are a large number of initiatives supporting European and international cooperation in research.
|Cooperation with developing countries
The Swiss National Science Foundation provides researchers with several opportunities to strengthen cooperation with developing countries.
|Cooperation with Eastern Europe
Several programmes provide research funding to strengthen the cooperation with Eastern European countries.
|Other European and International Programmes||Benedetto Lepori|